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Fuzzy Mud Novel Study

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No prep novel study for Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar. Includes student workbook with worksheets and graphic organizers, a variety of assessments, projects, games, complete answer key, and much more. Print and Google Drive digital options included.

Description

This is a 109-page, Common Core aligned, no prep novel study for Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar, created by My Reading Resources. This novel study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The table of contents makes finding information quick and easy. The 30+ page student packet is perfect for literature circles or independent work. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

The novel study divides the book into three sections:

  • Section 1: Chapters 1 – 13
  • Section 2: Chapters 14 – 25
  • Section 3: Chapters 26 – Epilogue

GO DIGITAL! Choose printed or paperless resources! The student packet, crossword puzzles, quizzes, and final exam are available as Google Drive files. A vocabulary and definitions list is also included to allow you to easily import into Flippity, Kahoot, Quizlet, etc. to create digital flashcards or word games.

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Included in this Novel Study Guide for Fuzzy Mud:

Introductory and Informational Materials:

  • List of links to related lesson plans, videos, and information to help your students make connections between the book and the real world
  • CCSS checklists for grades 3 – 6

Vocabulary Building Materials:

  • Master Vocabulary List (digital option)
  • ”Mark My Words” Student Vocabulary Bookmark
  • Word Wall Cards
  • Vocabulary and Definition Cards
  • Vocabulary Crossword Puzzles (section vocabulary quizzes – answer keys included) (digital option)
  • Final Vocabulary Quiz (answer key included)

Student Packet (digital options) (divided into 3 sections) featuring:

  • Vocabulary
  • Chapter Questions
  • Focused Information and Questions on Figurative Language and Foreshadowing
  • Discussion Questions
  • Writing Prompts
  • Student Projects

Skill Building Activities and Worksheets: (all in printed and paperless student packets)

  • Word Choice Graphic Organizer to help students gain a deeper understanding of the power of word choice
  • Character Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizer

Activities Included in this Book Study:

  • Fuzzy Mud Question and Answer Dice Game (print only)

Assessments:

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:

  • R.L. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7, 3.10
  • R.L. 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.6, 4.10
  • R.L. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7, 5.10
  • R.L. 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6
  • L. 3.4, 3.5
  • L. 4.4, 4.5
  • L. 5.4, 5.5
  • L. 6.4, 6.5
  • W. 3.1
  • W. 4.1, W. 4.7, W. 4.9a
  • W. 5.1, W. 5.7, W. 5.9a
  • W. 6.1, W. 6.7

Skills addressed in this book study guide include:

  • determining word meaning using a range of strategies
  • figurative language (similes, metaphors, hyperbole, idioms)
  • literal/nonliteral meanings
  • Latin/Greek roots
  • synonyms
  • provide textual support for answers
  • foreshadowing
  • making predictions
  • symbolism
  • understanding how illustrations contribute to the message conveyed by the words in a story
  • understand/describe the feelings of a character
  • describe how a character’s traits affect the plot of the story
  • summarize
  • discuss character development throughout the story
  • compare and contrast characters
  • describe problem/conflict and resolution
  • compare and contrast the environmental disaster in the book with a real-life environmental disaster (student project)
  • sequencing/create a timeline (student project)

Curriculum tie-ins or occasions:

  • bullying
  • DNA
  • cell division / mitosis
  • epidemics
  • environmental disasters

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Looking for stand-alone items?

Get the student worksheet packet as a standalone item here.

These 3 section quizzes allow you to assess as you read.

Do you prefer to assess at the end of the book? This packet is a 38-question, comprehensive, end-of-book quiz.

 

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